RE: SSH accepts protocol version 1.99

From: Bennett R. Samowich (
Date: 08/19/03

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    Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 14:15:44 -0400
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    Yes, it was through nessus. I also confirmed it by setting PuTTY to use
    protocol version 1 and it still connected. I couldn't find any mention
    of disabling version 1 (except for the Protocol config option). Is it
    possible that this is a bug?

    - Bennett

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Chris Odell []
    Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 2:02 PM
    To: Bennett R. Samowich;
    Subject: RE: SSH accepts protocol version 1.99

      Where your findings via "Nessus"? I was wondering the same after I
    removed everything except for version 2 from the config and was
    presented with the same results.

    Chris Odell

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Bennett R. Samowich []
    Sent: Monday, August 18, 2003 1:45 PM
    Subject: SSH accepts protocol version 1.99


    During an audit we discovered that our SSH daemons allowed protocols
    1.99 and 2.0. We have the line "Protocol 2" in the config file which I
    thought would cause sshd to only allow protocol 2.0.

    Is this true or am I missing something else?

    Thanks in advance,
    - Bennett

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